Archive Monthly Archives: January 2019

Plastic And Us

Plastic and UsPersonally I can’t believe the impact plastic has on our lives and our planet. Plastic is a revolutional material which has solved many problems but has also created many more resulting in us suffocating our planet. So what is plastic?? â€‹Plastic is long chains of synthetic poly-mas linked together to create a very durable, light […]

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Is Reverse Osmosis best for me?

Firstly let me educate you about Reverse Osmosis. There are various options for reverse osmosis, there are 5 stage units up to 7 stage units.  Each stage is a different filter stage for filtering your water. In most cases the first stage is a 5 micron sediment filter to catch any sediment in your water. The […]

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The Importance of Hydration

As humans we are made up of 65% water. It is only logical that we need to have a daily intake of water too. This recommended intake is around 3 litres or 11 cups for men and around 2 litres or 9 cups for woman. Woman have a lower percentage of water than men which […]

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Flouride – Do we need it?

To be frank, yes we do. Flouride helps with strengthening teeth and preventing tooth decay in young children. Most toothpastes and mouthwashes contain flouride for this very reason. Also for this reason most water treatment plants are instructed by the government to add flouride to our drinking water. The motive behind this is that there […]

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Is there metal in my water??

Yes there are metals in our drinking water. Although some metals are considered good for us to consume there are some known heavy metals which are very toxic for us and they can be found in our drinking water. These include Aluminium, Lead and mercury. Exposure to these heavy metals through drinking water are especially harmful […]

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Chlorinated tap water

Chlorine is used in municipal water to purify the water. It kills micro organisms and all waterborne pathogens. The thing is chlorine is not the only solution for purifying water. There are other less harmful ways of treating water. Chlorine is chosen as it is the most cost effective and has been used since the […]

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